Schroders has closed Joanna Shatney’s Schroder US Alpha Plus fund after it attracted less than £7m in assets in two years.
Fund manager is leaving to take break from the industry.
I cannot promise we will get rid of reporting altogether. But what I can promise is we will continue to listen to your concerns.
The disparity between the burden of regulation for investment advice and the low oversight of gambling or payday lending needs to be addressed.
An encounter with the FCA shows why adviser firms, particularly smaller firms, need streamlined approach to regulatory reporting.
Aviva head of policy John Lawson says there could be a period of quiet on savings policy before the next election.
The Chancellor has been busy making difficult decisions but rest assured that we are still “all in this together”.
The dial is set – the Long Term Plan vs the Cost of Living challenge.
Autumn Statement 2013
The Treasury says income drawdown is a “reasonable match” to annuity rates.
Former Labour Work and Pensions Secretary hits out at the Government’s plans for collective defined contribution schemes, including well-argued concerns about the intergenerational unfairness that could result from smoothing measures.
Treasury select sub-committee mauls the MAS despite changes that have taken place since many of the evidence sessions, including high profile departures. Without these they are likely to have called for it to be scrapped.
Research by Money Marketing’s sister title Mortgage Strategy on the difficulties facing many pay day loan borrowers when applying for mortgages was used in the BBC programme.
Michael Glenister sets out some of the PR tricks being used by platforms and suggests a bit more clarity is required to make it easier for advisers to compare them.
Govt charge cap proposals
The Government’s charge cap consultation closed last week with a huge divergence of opinion.
Most recent comments
A technical specialist with the FCA’s policy, risk and research division explains the regulator’s stance.
The Big Interview
Mattioli Woods chief executive says a greater focus on costs caused by the RDR will lead to consolidation in the financial adviser market and the end of the small IFA.